1

Timeline of the shooting at a Munich shopping mall

On Friday in Munich, a gunman killed nine people, most of them teenagers


 
Police officers point their weapons outside the Olympia mall in Munich, southern Germany, Friday, July 22, 2016 after several people have been killed in a shooting. (AP Photo/Sebastian Widmann)

Police officers point their weapons outside the Olympia mall in Munich, southern Germany, Friday, July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Sebastian Widmann)

MUNICH — Here is a timeline of the shooting at a shopping mall in Munich where a gunman, identified as an 18-year-old German-Iranian, killed nine people, most of them teenagers, on Friday evening (all times local).

5:52 p.m. Friday: Police receive first report of shooting at the Olympia Shopping Center in the northern Munich neighbourhood of Moosach. The first shots were reported at a McDonald’s restaurant opposite the mall. Police sirens could be heard throughout the city.

___

6:33 p.m. Police confirm that a shooting has broken out in the Olympia Shopping Center.

___

6:43 p.m. First word from Munich police of “several dead and wounded” at the shooting.

___

7:05 p.m. Munich police in a Twitter post warn residents and visitors to stay off the streets in the city.

___

7:13 p.m. Munich police in a Twitter post say the shooting scene remains confused and say there are multiple people wounded.

___

7:20 p.m. Munich police say it’s not clear whether there are one or more shooters.

___

7:42 p.m. Subway in Munich’s city centre is shut down.

___

7:47 p.m. Police warn residents and visitors in German and English that the shooter’s whereabouts is unknown and tell them to avoid public places.

___

8:01 p.m. Munich halts all local transport, including trams, subway system, buses and local trains.

___

8:10 p.m. Munich’s main train station is evacuated.

___

8:11 p.m. Police write on Facebook that “witnesses report three different people with guns.” Still no confirmation on injured and dead.

___

8:42 p.m. Police declare Munich the scene of a suspected terror attack.

___

8:44 p.m. Munich police say three shooters with rifles were being sought, based on witness information.

___

9:21 p.m. Munich police spokesman says at least five people killed.

___

9:23 p.m. Munich police on Twitter put the number of dead at six, number of wounded unclear.

___

10:27 p.m. Police say at least eight people killed in the attack.

___

10:38 p.m. A body wearing a backpack is found near the Olympia Shopping Center; police investigate whether it is that of the shooter.

___

12:21 a.m. Saturday: Police say at least 10 people killed in mall shooting, including attacker.

___

1:25 a.m. Munich resumes public transport.

___

1:30 a.m. Munich police say the shooter acted alone and has killed himself.

___

2:24 a.m. Police identify the shooter as an 18-year-old German-Iranian.

___

11:56 a.m. Police chief tells reporters there is no evidence the Munich attack is linked to the Islamic State group and it had “’absolutely no” connection to refugees.

A poster reading "rest in peace, we will miss you" stands near a mall where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

A poster reading “rest in peace, we will miss you” stands near a mall where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before on Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Munich, Germany. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)


 
Filed under:

Timeline of the shooting at a Munich shopping mall

  1. when i looked at the figure of 8756 d .Than I have no other choice but to accept , what i saw .wr. They have been doing this for a year and get rides of their debts.. Yesterday they purchased new Aston Martin ……65t

    Go To Web===========> >http://ow.ly/TvWh302xn8U

Sign in to comment.